Key Takeaways from the 2016 Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference in Las Vegas
This year’s event was well attended…again. Dave Russell, Robert Naegle and all other Gartner executives highlighted change and the need to adapt to the new digital reality that enables running efficient businesses. Some of the best sessions targeted topics like software defined infrastructure, cloud and hybrid. In fact, most of the session themes pivot around these topics.
As with any paradigm shift, the feeling of being overwhelmed sets in. Gartner highlights the tendency to seek stability and how we’re all frankly just trying to keep up with what’s going on now. Adding new adventures into new operational models adds to the “to-do” list.
One of the messages repeated again this year highlighted the need to renovate the core. What exactly does this mean? To get different results, they emphasize doing things differently rather than simply iteratively. Getting unfair advantage in the industries we all work in means thinking differently. Doing the same thing, or simply iterating, results in iterative business results. If your competitors are changing their core and doing things differently then you may soon fall way behind.
Read the entire article here, Key Takeaways from the 2016 Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference in Las Vegas
via the fine folks at SoftNAS